The initiatives of Eskişehir Chamber of Industry (ESO) yielded results. Eskişehir province incentives have been increased on a sectoral and regional basis. Alpu, Günyüzü and Han districts of Eskişehir were included in the scope of special incentives.
The President's Decree on making changes in investment incentives, which has been voiced for a long time by the Eskişehir Chamber of Industry and has been attempted to be changed in every platform, was published in the Official Gazette.
Stating that the state supports provided to many investment subjects with the changes made became simpler, more understandable and effective, ESO President Celalettin Kesikbaş said, “With the arrangements made, it will be possible to specifically support investments in strategic areas and to accelerate the development of our less developed districts compared to what is found.
Commenting on the regulation on tax rates, Kesikbaş said, “With the value added tax (VAT) refund provided for investment expenditures, the duration of the regulation to increase the investment contribution rates applied in tax reduction support, tax reduction rates and the investment contribution amount that can be used during the investment period has been extended. We find this regulation meaningful in order to accelerate investments in the manufacturing industry, which has an important place in terms of added value, exports and employment in the country's economy. " said.
Alpu, Günyüzü and Han districts of Eskişehir were included in the scope of Special Incentive
Underlining that the Alpu, Günyüzü and Han districts of Eskişehir were included in the scope of special incentives with the changes made, Kesikbaş stated that the investments to be made in these districts could benefit from the incentives in a sub-region of Eskişehir, namely the 2nd Region.
As of January 1, 2021, as a result of the classification table made according to the development level of the provinces and districts, more support was provided than there are 263 districts that are relatively less developed according to the provincial borders. Arrangements were made to reduce the development disparities between provinces and districts by providing more support than there are districts that are less developed according to their provincial borders. Eskişehir's Alpu, Günyüzü and Han districts were also included in the scope of the change. Thus, investments to be made in these districts will be able to benefit from incentives in a sub-region of Eskişehir, namely the 2nd Region. In addition, investments to be made in the organized industrial zones or industrial zones of our Alpu, Günyüzü and Han districts will be able to benefit from the regional supports provided to the two sub-regions of Eskişehir, namely the 3rd Region incentives.
Special Incentives for Eskişehir's Strategic Sectors
With the amendment made, the table titled "Medium-high technology investment issues that can benefit from the 4th Region supports" was revised. Opening a special bracket for this subject, ESO President Celalettin Kesikbaş said, "With this change, which closely concerns Eskişehir industry, sectors that have strategic importance for our city were included in the scope of special incentives." He spoke in the form.
According to this; Manufacturing of Chemical Substances and Products (excluding the manufacture of chemical and plant-based products used in medicine / pharmacy and medicine), Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing, Manufacturing of Electrical Machinery and Devices, Manufacture of Motor Vehicles, Manufacturing of Railway and Tramway Locomotives and Wagons, Manufacturing of Transportation Vehicles 4. It was included in the Decision as medium-high technology investment subjects that can benefit from regional supports.
with changes made in the system of incentives to strengthen the competitive position of Turkey and to support the environmentally friendly production of R & D and the upper limit of interest support granted to environmental investment was increased to 1 million pounds from 1,8 million pounds. In order to attract high technology investments to the country, interest support was provided to the used complete facilities for the production of high technology industrial class products. In addition, in line with the needs of the investors, a flexible arrangement was made to increase the maximum rates that can be benefited from the insurance premium employer's share support as an alternative to tax reduction support.